I'm going to review the SF/fantasy novel Kraken
, (author: China Miéville; USA
edition) here, rather than on the Hub board, because this novel has been getting a lot of interest in the blogosphere, dealing as it does with themes including Darwin, evolution, religion, faith and atheism. It's quite a long novel; my hardcover copy runs to 482 pages. It's a very well-written, well-paced novel indeed, and yet I found it ultimately disappointing. Perhaps I found it disappointing because...